University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Minor in Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the study of human movement and physical activity. Students minoring in Kinesiology can study how people learn new motor skills, the effects of exercise on the
physiology and biomechanics of the human body, how to best treat and rehabilitate injuries, the history and philosophy of sport in the region, teaching physical education to K-12 students, and much more. Through this minor, students will:

  • Supplement their major program of study or career interest with coursework in human movement
  • Improve their own health literacy and personal wellness, preparing them up to make lifestyle improvements that can improve health outcomes
  • Gain exposure to the field of Kinesiology and be provided a pathway to pursue graduate programs in Kinesiology & Movement Science

Degree Programs

Kinesiology Minor Required Courses
KIN 1303Foundations of Kinesiology3
Kinesiology Electives
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Intro to Athletic Training
Hist,Socio,Phil of Sport & PA
Assessment and Evaluation
Princip of Teaching & Lead PE
Research Methods in Kin
Health Risk Appraisal
Anatomical Kinesiology
Motor Behavior
Motor Development
Personal Training
Selected Topics in Kinesiology
Exercise Physiology
Special Pop: Charac/Motor Beh
Advanced Athletic Training
Sport Psychology
Current Issues in Exercise Sci
Exercise Prescription & Prog
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Coronary Intervention Programs
Sci Prin & Prac App of S&C
Internship - Strength & Cond
Independent Study
Independent Study
Independent Study
Total Hours18